[Chugalug] OT Funny IT Stories
mk6032 at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 22 00:13:04 UTC 2013
A coworker responds to a frequent caller/emailer with a list of
instructions to resolve an issue. The list was labeled 1 through 10. She
responds back "Where do I start?"
On 08/21/2013 09:58 AM, John Aldrich wrote:
> Back in the day when I was working tech support for a certain local
> ISP (now no longer in business) I was on the phone walking a customer
> through setting up her email. After it was all set up, I told her
> something along the lines of "now you can get on-line and download all
> your email." Her response was "You mean I need to be on-line to get my
> I put the phone on hold and let out a shriek of anguish, then picked
> the call back up and nicely told the lady, "Yes, you'll have to be
> connected to the internet to get your email" at which time we
> exchanged pleasant goodbyes and hung up.
> At that point in my Tech Support career, I was walking customers
> through making a dial-up using Trumpet Winsock in Win311/95 while
> working in Linux myself.
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